I'd like to be posting on a daily basis, but some holiday season called Christmas has made it a bit hectic. I will try my best to keep the posts coming.
Alrighty, so this will be my first post on cartoons of the 90s, with much more to come. Ah yes, cartoons back in the day were great weren't they? I really couldn't decide which to write about first, but I eventually settled to one of my all time favourites: Rocko's Modern Life.
The show follows the life of Rocko, a humble wallaby from Australia dressed in a blue triangle patterned shirt. Episodes are plotted on the daily chores of everyday life, where he meets certain challenges he must overcome. Playmates include his best friend Heffer, a steer with an eating disorder, and Filburt, a neurotic turtle whom you probably remember for his ramblings, most notably, 'I'm nauseous, I'm nauseous'. You probably also remember the super catchy intro theme. Not to worry if you don't, it's in the video below. Groovy town!
|Rocko and his loyal companion Spunky|
So to sum it all up, great show, hilarity aplenty, truly a top notch cartoon. Now all they need to do is to release it on DVD in Australia so I can grab myself a copy and watch it for hours on end.
Fun facts: Tom Kenny, who provides the voice for Heffer is also the voice actor for SpongeBob SquarePants.